The Norman Transcript

June 27, 2013

Nettie Marie Bettes-Tamez

The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Nettie Marie Bettes-Tamez, 83, of Noble, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Nettie was born Jan. 5, 1930, in Corbett to Walter and Polly (Slaughter) Berry.

She dedicated her life to taking care of her family and providing them with a warm and loving home. Nettie was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Cindy Long and spouses J.W. Bettes and Abel Tamez.

Survivors include sons Willis Bettes and wife Kay, Terry Bettes and wife Nacy; daughter, Kathy Blanchard and husband Chester; sister, Katherine Dodge; grandchildren Jay, Brad, Leslie, Blake, and Gabby; and great-grandchildren Bryce, Camden, Gracie, Bailey, Megan and Jacob.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Slaughterville Baptist Church, 10101 60th in Lexington, with interment to follow at IOOF Cemetery in Noble.

Arrangements for Nettie and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at the Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman. Online condolences may be shared at

Norman Transcript, Thursay, June 27, 2013